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Serotonin-Activated Kinase Can Fight Amyloid Plaques

By Anette Breindl

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The road to developing Alzheimer's drugs has been littered with disappointments. But this week, researchers from Washington University in St. Louis published data suggesting that another class of drugs may be useful in preventing the formation of amyloid plaques: antidepressants that work via selective serotonin reuptake inhibition (SSRI).

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